== Nuke [[Monk]] ==
The nuke monk is capable of colossal damage to [[Bosses]] while also being able to dish out considerably high DPS to weaker enemies. The ability to quickly defeat big threats, provide excellent dps, and respond to problems quickly with the monk's double-jump is why this is the most common build in the game, and why most expert players use the Monk as their main hero.
*This build is focused solely on Hero Damage and not Ability Power. This means you cannot use Heroic wave to quickly heal yourself or allies (ability power does not affect the damage boost provided by Heroic Wave).
*Frostfire Remnants and Grave Infection both leave AOE rings that damage monsters inside it for a short time. However, if you use both mods at the same time, they can activate each other, potentially causing an infinite crowd-control loop!
*The nuke monk is famous for its ability to one-shot bosses. An anti-miniboss chip will further improve this ability.
*Either a heavy weapon chip or a penta chip. The heavy chip will give you slightly more Hero Damage, but both will work just fine.
*A damage-buff chip will add extra damage while under the effect of Heroic Wave. You can also use a raw Hero Damage chip, but it does not provide as much hero damage as the damage-buff chip does.
*Crane Stance is the foundation of this build, as it will allow you to charge up a single melee hit with your ranged attacks.
*Power Gambit adds raw damage to your monk, but at the cost of you taking a little extra damage.
*Inspiration is a useful shard for your helmet, as it allows Heroic Wave to recharge before its damage boost expires. This allows you to keep a permanent damage boost, provided you keep using Heroic Wave.
Power of Storms gives you a surge of mana when you attack an enemy, which can help offset the high cost of Heroic Wave. Channel also helps to restore mana, but it doesn't restore mana as quickly as Power of Storms does.
*Superconductor reduces the cost of all abilities, which also helps to reduce the cost of Heroic Wave. Superconductor is a [[Chaos]] 8 [[Shards|shard,]] so if you don't have it, Mana Capacitor will allow you to cast Heroic Wave more often before running out of mana.